The Albany Great Danes upset Washington on Tuesday, knocking off the Huskies, 63-62.
The game was a defensive battle as both teams went long spells without scoring. Neither team was able to separate in the first half and Albany took a 31-27 lead into halftime. Washington appeared to start pulling away in the second half and led 48-40 with just under 11 minutes to play, but the Great Danes came back with a 12-4 run to tie the game at 52-52.
After trading key thee-pointers late, Aziz N'Diaye missed two free throws with the Huskies trailing 61-60, but Abdul Gaddy tracked down the offensive rebound and scored to give the Huskies a 62-61 lead with 20 seconds to play. Mike Black, however, answered right back with a driving layup with three seconds to play. Gaddy had a deep look for the win, but it rimmed off and Albany celebrated the 63-62 win.
Black led Albany with 22 points while Jacob Iati scored 20 points for the Great Danes. Gaddy was the high scorer for Washington, finishing with 16 points while N'Diaye scored 13 points to go with 11 rebounds.